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    Some fans followed Art Blakey just to hear those seismic press rolls — sticks and snare meeting in a tension-building tsunami. There are a handful of modern improv zealots who feel the...
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    From punk-jazz scientists Little Women, his solo record Heart Protector to Ancestral Instrument Trio with bassist Trevor Dunn and drummer Ches Smith, saxophone purveyor Travis Laplante has...
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    There are jazz fans and then there are jazz fans. The Stones — he Irving, she Stephanie — were the latter. Together, the husband and wife team became New York–famous by...
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    The breadth of free improv never fails to amaze at the annual jazz festival, which touts a vibe of committed inquiry in the name of experimental music. This time around veteran...
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    The 76-year-old Belgium-based contemporary-music giant will perform a pair of half-hour works for solo piano – one new, the other a classic. The glimmering and gorgeous Dreams, Part 1...
  • Sound of the City: Weekend
    For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.Friday, 3/28: Lady Gaga Roseland Ballroom Friday through Saturday, 8:00 p.m. daily,...
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    Works by microtonal magus Alvin Lucier are the focus of this New England Conservatory ensemble's two-night stand at Brooklyn's finest experimental-music hall. This evening marks the local...
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    Elliott Sharp’s big new SysOrk exemplify the serendipitous rigor nurtured by a 
composer-performer who’s been testing the limits of technology and improvisation for more...
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    Brooklyn's own Cloud Becomes Your Hand hatched in 2010 as bedroom-recorded, sound doodling neophytes but have since morphed into a sprawling amalgam of alien musics, and on Rocks or Cakes...
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    The composer, oud virtuoso, and educator Simon Shaheen is the epicenter of Arab classical music in the United States. And while he usually appears with his Near Eastern Music Ensemble, he...
  • Sound of the City: Weekend
    For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.Friday, 2/21: Rhye + Ricky Eat Acid Webster Hall 7:00 p.m., $30 Quiet storm r&b gets...
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    The virtuoso trombonist reminded a Cobble Hill audience of his many skills — textural breadth and forward motion among them — a couple weeks ago, and this program finds him leading...
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    This excellent Hungarian quintet named after the "gypsy road" hails from the Oláh community of Roma people. They still sing the old songs with onomatopoeic panache, using kitchen...
  • Sound of the City: Weekend
    For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.Friday, 2/14: Mary Lambert Subculture 10:30 p.m., $25-$50 Mary Lambert has been...
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    The youngest son of the late sarod legend Ali Akbar Khan, 31-year-old Alam Khan has big Hindustani shoes to fill. Recent reviews from the young sarodist's India tour, however, suggest that...
  • Sound of the City: Weekend
    For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.Friday, 12/20: The Breeders Webster Hall 7:00 p.m., $30 On a particularly punky number...
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    The esteemed minimalist composer and visual artist offers a maximalist helping of meditative work during his annual winter solstice concert, a six-hour acoustic and electronic celebration of...
  • Sound of the City: Listings
    For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.Monday, 12/9: Motor City Dance Party Cameo Gallery 7:00 p.m., $20 For those looking to...
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    The Swiss ensemble premieres New York avant-opera genius Robert Ashley's new Mixed Blessing, Indiana for horn, cello, and synthesizer. One of 49 "Immortality Songs" (all with seven-syllable...
  • Sound of the City: Interviews
    Shred sculpting radicals of the highest order, Mary Halvorson and Brandon Seabrook are two of Brooklyn's finest six-stringers. Both have reigned as the Voice's Best NY guitarists and the...
  • Sound of the City: Weekend
    For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.Friday, 10/11: Brandon Seabrook & Mary Halvorson Roulette Brooklyn 8 p.m., $20 Gonna be...
  • Sound of the City: Listings
    For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.Monday, 10/7: Earl Sweatshirt + Domo Genesis + Vince Staples Bowery Ballroom 9 p.m.,...
  • Sound of the City: Jazz
    These are the best jazz shows in NYC in October. Melissa Aldana Quartet Tenor saxophonist Melissa Aldana made an impression with two strong albums on Greg Osby's Inner Circle label (Free...
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    Brooklyn's Afrobeat ambassadors turn on the juice at Surround Sounds Brooklyn, a benefit for MIMA Music, an urban outreach non-profit dedicated to providing arts and music education to NYC...
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    Gonna be a big one. Two of town’s most inspired guitarists bring their leftie POVs to a room that breeds experimentation. Seabrook can be high-flying, with a fearless blitzkrieg...
  • Sound of the City: Weekend
    For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.Friday, 9/20: Laura Benanti 54 Below 8pm, Friday & Saturday; 11pm, Friday,...
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    The experimental guitarist revisits his second solo album after leaving important British avant-rock group Henry Cow. Recorded in New York and released in 1979 on the Residents' Ralph label,...
  • Sound of the City: Listings
    For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which is updated daily.Monday, 8/12: Hiatus Kaiyote Knitting Factory Brooklyn 8pm, $15 Vocalist Nai Palm, who...
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    The sensitively scorching pianist offers an excerpt from her ongoing "Language of Dreams" multimedia project based on Uruguayan writer Eduard Galeano's magical-historicist Memory of Fire...
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    One of the best parts of the Vision Festival is its celebration of elders. At this annual aggregation of leftie jazz improvisers, experience and impact are celebrated, and this year’s...
  • Sound of the City: Jazz
    These are the best jazz shows in NYC this month.Cécile McLorin Salvant Salvant's debut WomanChild (Mack Avenue) captures her rare gift as a vocalist and curator of song. Favoring an...
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    Laura Marling rose to fame in her teenage years, and after working with indie darlings Noah and the Whale, her debut solo full-length garnered a nomination for England's coveted Mercury...
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    These are the best jazz shows in NYC this month. Wadada Leo Smith's Ten Freedom Summers What better sound than Wadada Leo Smith's lacerating trumpet to depict the civil rights movement in...
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    Born in 1972, Soriano plays a romantic and lilting style of bachata that might be characterized as Dominicana. Pitched in-between the music's rural origins and poppier contemporary sound...
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    These are the 10 best jazz shows in New York this month. (Here for more on Jazz Appreciation Month.) Steve Coleman and Five Elements Switching from its longtime format of guest curators in...
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    These are the 10 best jazz shows in New York this month. Charles Lloyd New Quartet The tenor sax icon turns 75 on March 15. He'll celebrate at the Met's Temple of Dendur, where imposing...
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    The guitarist-composer augments music from his lovely 2011 album Search with a new extended piece, "Train Dreams." Harrison blends jazz improvisation with classical writing without a whiff...
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    An international quintet dedicated to the music of Steve Lacy, the Whammies boast a direct connection to the late saxophonist-composer through his former student Jorrit Djikstra (alto sax,...
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    The constantly surprising, boundary-eluding composer and instrumentalist (flutes and alto sax) augments his regular quartet ZOOID—Liberty Ellman (acoustic guitar), Jose Davila (trombone...
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    Forget about Marvin Gaye and Tami Terrell. Persia meets the blues in the unlikely duet of Mahsa Vahdat, a Tehran-born singer steeped in the highly ornamented traditions of Iranian music, and...
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    The S.E.M. Ensemble's ambitious series continues with an evening focusing on a few of John Cage's more formidable piano pieces. Joseph Kubera tackles Concert for Piano and Orchestra, whose...
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    This mini-festival presents four unconventional operas from emerging composers: In "Happiness is the Problem," three women get rich selling a mood-elevating potion distilled from the...
  • Fork in the Road: Events
    During the Umami Food and Art Festival, which began yesterday and runs through April 30, you'll find a variety of unusual ways to explore the connection between food and art at events taking...
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    There's a valedictory quality to this ceaselessly renewing 82-year-old's latest work, The Old Man Lives in Concrete, which originated at La Mama in 2006 (as simply Concrete) and returns in...
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    Contemporary classical may sound like an oxymoron to some, but for the uninitiated, this cross-cultural showcase should prove otherwise. Founded in 1996 by a group including Philip Glass,...
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    Talk about a cakewalk. Tonight, Newspeak, TILT Brass, Janus Trio, Gutbucket, Face the Music, Sideband, James Moore & Andie Springer, and Exapno members Concert Black, Sweat Lodge, and Joey...
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    The first of two evenings comprising a 70th birthday celebration for this great, if relatively unheralded, trumpeter-composer, tonight's lineup includes Smith's versatile Golden Quartet...
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    Born Francelina Durão Almeida in 1956, the Cape Verde singer who now lives in Park Slope performs a lighter, more r&b-influenced version of the traditional morna sound brought to the...
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    This four-night fest at the experimental music bastion’s new BK HQ is exactly the kind of program that both tickles insiders and entices outsiders. The composer-saxophonist is a sui...
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    Manhattan's wildly underappreciated jazz/improv hub Roulette has finally planted roots on some artier, earthier soil, scoring a cavernous Art Deco theater in downtown Brooklyn. The four-day...
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    For 20 years, Australian improv titans the Necks have dealt in a sui generis ambient-jazz hypnotism, enrapturing audiences with hour-long rituals of circular riffs that evolve with the...
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